Innovation for the Manchester City Region: A Discussion Paper(2009)
AbstractAfter considering what is meant by innovation, we conceptualize the uses and sources of innovation at the level of a city-region. We suggest that this conceptualization, drawing on frameworks available in the literature, can provide a useful basis both for interpretation and policy operationalization. We then consider examples from practice, drawing on mini-case studies of innovation strategies in selected multi-area metropolitan agglomerations in other countries. This leads to a discussion of grand challenges and implementation problems of innovation facing the Manchester city-region. Finally, we consider implications strategy development and for the Manchester city-region innovation prospectus itself.
- innovation policy,
- innovation practices,
Publication DateMay, 2009
Citation InformationPhilip Shapira, Michael Luger, Elvira Uyarra and Chiara Marzocchi. "Innovation for the Manchester City Region: A Discussion Paper" (2009)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/pshapira/2/